We welcome you to BOHECO I!
BOHECO I is an electric cooperative/distribution utility belonging to the dynamic power industry. We serve 136, 512 households, 34 industrial customers, and 394 large consumers in some 26 towns in the island-province of Bohol. It operates 6 substations and maintains 3,440 circuit kilometers of distribution lines.
Our main office is located at Cabulijan, Tubigon, Bohol.
BOHECO I pioneers the electrification of the Bohol countryside pushing the economic progress of these areas.
BOHECO I sustains Janopol
mini-hydro watershed rehab project
Corporate social responsibility is a mandate that BOHECO I take very seriously. Since 1991 the electric cooperative has embarked on a massive reforestation project to preserve the Janopol watershed.At this time also, the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and National Electrification Administration (NEA) entered into a contract to reforest the Janopol watershed. NEA top management decided to designate BOHECO I as lead agency in the reforestation project since the hydroelectric power plant is located in Janopol. BOHECO I then contracted local residents to plant the seedlings. The reforestation contract involved 101 hectares of land. <<Click Here>>
ERC imposes rate hike
Electricity is the greatest gift of science to mankind. We have reached a point in our civilized lives where electricity is used for all purposes. Without it, we go back to the dark ages.
It is difficult and oftentimes impossible to work in an office where there is no light,electric fan, or air-conditioning unit. In view of the numerous uses of electricity, the demand has risen steadily over the years.
As we face another possible financial burden on our pockets, let us brace ourselves for another round of high electricity rates.
Based on a petition filed with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation calculated its accrued stranded contract cost at P74.298 billion from 2007 to 2010. However, the ERC in its ruling, limited its cost recovery at just P53.581 billion, which meant that more than P20 billion was disallowed from being passed on to consumers.
As of 28 January 2013, ERC with case no. 2011-091 RC directed that all distribution utilities and the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines be subjected to a rate hike of Ph0.1938/kWh to be reflected as Universal Charge-Stranded Contract Cost in their respective electric bills starting March 2013 billing period (February 25 to March 25, 2013). This is for the recovery of liability by National Power Corporation.
The electric bill of an end-user reflects the following universal charges:
|TYPE OF UNIVERSAL CHARGE||RATE P/KWH|
|Missionary Electrification||Ph 0.1163||Current|
|Environmental Charge||Ph 0.0025||Current|
|NPC Stranded Contact Cost||Ph 0.1938||Additional rate|
This price hike is beyond our control. However, we can choose to respond positively by conserving energy, thus, minimizing our electric bill expenses. - Jeanette Astillo